Car quick pick



My car fleet

No cars selected
Leyland logo

Leyland - all models

Series: Austin, Eight, Marina, P76

Sort by: Year  Model  Displacement  Power  Weight 

units: metric UK US

About Leyland

Leyland Motors Limited was a British vehicle manufacturer of lorries and buses. It gave its name to the British Leyland Motor Corporation formed when it merged with British Motor Holdings, later to become British Leyland after effectively becoming nationalized. British Leyland later changed its name to simply BL then in 1986 Rover Group.

History

Beginning

Leyland Motors has a long history dating from 1896, when the Sumner and Spurrier families founded the Lancashire Steam Motor Company in the town of Leyland in North West England. The company's first vehicle was a 1.5-ton-capacity steam powered van. The Lancashire Steam Motor Company was renamed Leyland Motors in 1907 when they took over Coulthards of Preston. They also built a second factory in the neighbouring town of Chorley which still remains today as the headquarters of the LEX leasing and parts company.

In 1920 Leyland Motors produced the Leyland 8 luxury touring car, a development of which was driven by J.G. Parry-Thomas at Brooklands. Parry-Thomas was later killed in attempt on the land speed record when a chain drive broke. At the other extreme, they also produced the Trojan Utility Car in the Kingston on Thames factory from 1922 to 1928.

Three generations of Spurriers controlled Leyland Motors from its foundation until the retirement of Sir Henry Spurrier in 1964. Sir Henry inherited control of Leyland Motors from his father in 1942, and successfully guided its growth during the postwar years. Whilst the Spurrier family were in control the company enjoyed excellent labour relations - reputedly never losing a day's production through industrial action.

World War 2

Read more...

4-door
5-seat
S6 12v 2.6L OHV M-4
90.2 kW / 121.0 hp / 121.0 hp  224.0 N·m / 165.2 lb·ft / 165.2 lb·ft
   

Leyland P76 Super (1973)

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2623 cm3 / 160.1 cu in / 160.1 cu in, 90.2 kW / 121.0 hp / 121.0 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 224.0 N·m / 165.2 lb·ft / 165.2 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

2-door
5-seat
V8 16v 4.4L OHV M-4
143.2 kW / 192.0 hp / 192.0 hp  386.0 N·m / 284.7 lb·ft / 284.7 lb·ft
   

Leyland P76 Force 7V (1974)

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4414 cm3 / 269.4 cu in / 269.4 cu in, 143.2 kW / 192.0 hp / 192.0 hp @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, 386.0 N·m / 284.7 lb·ft / 284.7 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 172 km/h / 107 mph / 107 mph top speed

4-door
5-seat
S6 12v 2.6L SOHC A-3
83.5 kW / 112.0 hp / 112.0 hp  196.0 N·m / 144.6 lb·ft / 144.6 lb·ft
   

Leyland Marina 2600 (1977)

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2623 cm3 / 160.1 cu in / 160.1 cu in, 83.5 kW / 112.0 hp / 112.0 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 196.0 N·m / 144.6 lb·ft / 144.6 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 166 km/h / 103 mph / 103 mph top speed

  
  
S8 16v 7.0L SOHC M-4
85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp        
   

Leyland Eight (1920)

petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 6968 cm3 / 425.2 cu in / 425.2 cu in, 85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

  
  
S8 16v 7.0L SOHC M-4
85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp        
   

Leyland Eight (1920)

petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 6968 cm3 / 425.2 cu in / 425.2 cu in, 85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

  
  
S8 16v 7.3L SOHC M-4
108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp        
   

Leyland Eight (1921)

petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 7266 cm3 / 443.4 cu in / 443.4 cu in, 108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

  
  
S8 16v 7.3L SOHC M-4
108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp        
   

Leyland Eight (1921)

petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 7266 cm3 / 443.4 cu in / 443.4 cu in, 108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

4-door
5-seat
S4 8v 1.3L OHV M-4
55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp  108.0 N·m / 79.7 lb·ft / 79.7 lb·ft
   

Leyland Austin Apache TC (1977)

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1275 cm3 / 77.8 cu in / 77.8 cu in, 55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 108.0 N·m / 79.7 lb·ft / 79.7 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph top speed

4-door
5-seat
S4 8v 1.3L OHV M-4
47.0 kW / 63.0 hp / 63.0 hp  95.0 N·m / 70.1 lb·ft / 70.1 lb·ft
   

Leyland Austin Apache (1977)

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1275 cm3 / 77.8 cu in / 77.8 cu in, 47.0 kW / 63.0 hp / 63.0 hp @ 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm, 95.0 N·m / 70.1 lb·ft / 70.1 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 138 km/h / 86 mph / 86 mph top speed

Infobox

Car Insurance Comparison – Why It is Important

Knowing what to look for when making a car insurance comparison is getting to be more important all of the time. Most, if not all states require motorists to have some level of auto insurance.

But now, states like Mississippi that do not have insurance databases are going to have them, and there must be proof of insurance before the automobile can get its tags renewed. According to the Jackson Free Press, the Mississippi legislature passed a new law in mid-March of 2011 requiring that motorists have more than just an insurance card, but actually have the insurance and be in the database. No insurance means no tags. This will prevent motorists from signing up for insurance and then canceling the policy to save money and still have the card.

With this becoming more common, it is more important now than ever to know how to make a car insurance comparison. Everyone wants to save money on auto insurance, and if that is the name of your game, you will want to get the absolute minimum that your state requires. That does not necessarily mean that you are going to have great insurance, though, because it will most likely just be liability. If your car still has some value to it, this may not be the best for you. If your car is totaled, you will have no way to recover the loss.

If you are already covered under a health insurance plan, it may not be necessary to get additional medical coverage with your auto insurance. If not, this could be crucial. Other additions that you will have to consider include towing, comprehensive coverage, theft, extra liability, car rental and a number of other options your agent will be happy to show you.

(...)

Read more...

 
TOPlist